One remains "a Brother to Terror"
And remains one of the most Courageous men of today's Middle East.
CAPTION ABOVE: Hamid Karzai greets the former King of Afghanistan, Mohammad Zahir Shah, after receiving a Koran from the king outside his residence on the outskirts of Rome, December 18, 2001. The former King resisted all efforts to be returned to power; and supported Hamid Karzai for President of Afghanistan.
BRING U.S. TROOPS TO THE CALL FOR LIBERATION:
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Karzai Speaks in reference to the Taliban...
"Liberate Afghanistan from these people,-A brief bit of the origins and history of Hamid Karzai:
they are going to hurt everybody,
not just Afghans" -Hamid Karzai
When his father was murdered in Pakistan, presumably by agents of the Taliban, Hamid Karzai, was selected to succeed his father as Khan of the half-million Popalzai. He immediately defied both the Pakistan and Taliban governments by leading a convoy of tribal mourners to carry his father's body home for burial in Kandahar, a stronghold of the Taliban. The Taliban did not dare intervene. This act of defiance made Hamid Karzai the most visible leader of resistance to the Taliban among the Pashtun people… read more
This tyranny against our people is not by the nation of Pakistan, it is by the government of Pakistan ," he added to cheers from a crowd of around 500 students, teachers and local dignitaries. Karzai also sent a message to the Taliban’s fugitive leader Mulla Omar and other commanders that “if it is you operating out of a basement of Pakistan’s ISI (Inter-Services Intelligence spy agency) God may break your backbone”.
Almost 2,100 militants have been killed in Afghanistan since Sept 1 in operations involving special forces soldiers, an official said, meaning more than half of the country’s insurgency-related deaths this year have come in the last three months.
We Won with Democratic Victory "Hekmatyar who?"
James Joyner (outsidethebeltway) posts:
And with all the merging violence in the Middle East, we forget that this is changing History, and while many are displaced, they are "detaching" from years of lack of civility." Patience and perseverance is needed.
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